It’s official! Today is officially the most depressing day of the year! *** The Fa-la-la-la-la’s of Christmas are over. We are all back to the monotonous routine of work and school. There’s nothing to look forward to, but its not like you have any money to spend after the holidays anyway. And those long, dark, […]Read More January Blues? Are you really S.A.D?
The start of a new year brings with it the setting of new goals and making new year’s resolutions. Perhaps your new year’s resolution is to eat more healthily and lose some pounds, or maybe it’s to quit smoking, or maybe get more active. Standard things to be honest, which got me thinking about some […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Rachel S.
Marvel superheroes and their superpowers have brought me a lot of joy over the past few years. Not only am I often queuing for cinema tickets on the day of release to see the next installment in the Marvel Universe, but Marvel superheroes have often helped me in my missions to bring my science research […]Read More Is THOR the answer to curing cancer?
We all have skin! The largest organ in our body that we all take for granted! It is protecting us from microbes and infections, helping us to regulate our body temperature and allows us to feel, touch and sense our surroundings. And it is doing all of that and more right now, even as you […]Read More Rare disease treated with new skin grown from stem cells
Happy Halloween 🎃🕸🕷! . Pumpkins 🎃, ghosts 👻, spiders 🕷, witches 🌒 and the undead ⚰ For one day each year they fill you with dread 🦇 . But no matter what haunting 👻 and creepy 🕷 things fill you with fear 👀 For this year’s 🎃 Spooky Science💀 post there’s something I want you to hear . There’s something I want […]Read More SpookyScience: Is there more than one skeleton hidden in our bodies?
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I want to do my bit to help spread that awareness of what you need to be looking out for – but also a little bit of the science that might help you understand the disease a little more! . Breast cancer is the most common cancer in […]Read More Breast cancer: What you need to know
It’s that beautiful time of year again! The leaves start to change colour, the air feels a little crisper, the temperature is dropping, the earlier sunsets, those new leather boots and big cozy jumpers and – of course – pumpkin spice fever starts running rampant! . It is that time of year where your social […]Read More Why do we fall for the Pumpkin Spice Latte every year?
It’s the middle of October and everyone, whether you’re at nursery, high school, a fresher, or at grad school, is well and truly back to school and in the swing of things. This year was my 23rd – and hopefully final – ‘back to school’. A truly depressing thought I know. But as I have […]Read More 10 secrets to become a successful research student
It’s the last blog post of SPOTLIGHT SEPTEMBER! I have loved bringing you the stories and journeys of new exciting scientists and sharing just how varied and unique they all are. And I hope you have enjoyed it too! But for this final post – I’m going to catch up with my Scientist in the […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Class of ’17.
Happy Monday guys! Hopefully I can brighten up your day with sharing a new Scientist in the Spotlight! I am going to continue along the theme of celebrating some scientists from back home in Pembs and introduce you to Alex T. Alex and I have known each other fora long time now and have shared […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Alex T.